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Econo Lodge Effingham

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1412 W Fayette Rd, Effingham, IL 62401 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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108 reviews 108 reviews
29 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our way to Nashville. I was able to book a free night with Choice Rewards points. Even though it was free, it was not good. The desk clerk, Chris, was very friendly and helpful. We had been booked into a smoking room even though I requested non-smoking, and he changed it quickly. The... More

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tinkel, director of operations at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Dear eagle watcher, Please accept our sincere apology regarding the bathroom issues the tub non slip mat and the hair on the bath room floor. We just had all of our carpets cleaned so that may be why the carpet seemed damp and we are currently in the process of replacing all the tub mats in the entire hotel so... More

Sarasota, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
137 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay in hotels 300 + nights yearly and this hotel is one I'm glad to warn you about. The staff is friendly but after that checkin, watch out. The room was clean and the bed sheets were clean but the bed was very uncomfortable. There was a radio blaring from a car parked in front of my room and... More

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Vicky M, Manager at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, on behalf of the staff and myself i would like to apologize for failing to meet your expectations. We will take your comments to help make yours and other guest stay a more pleasant one, and i hope that you will give us another chance to provide you with an exceptional expierience. Thank You, Vicky Mckerrow More

Madison, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe I stayed in room 218. The room smelled. The towel I used to dry off after my shower literally flaked as I dried myself off. The tub had mildew on the bath mat. The sheet on the bed were only tucked in about 1" on the top and came undone in the middle of the night. I'm 6'1"... More

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Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was helpful, since we had to move 2 times...Key would not work in one room, the second had 2 lights that did not work. Maintenance does not wo.rk on Sunday. Finally, moved to nicer remodeled room.. Comfy bed. Clean. and it has a small but nice outdoor Pool, it was refreshing since it was 97 degrees at 5pm Traveling... More

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Vicky M, General Manager at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to write your response. On behalf of the staff and myself i would like to thank you for staying with us and we will use your comments to make yours and all guest stays a great expierience. we look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Vicky Mckerrow More

Mansura, Louisiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in late, experiencing mechanical problems with my motorcycle. The desk clerk was very helpful in recommending a local shop and did his best to situate us in a room where we could keep an eye on the bikes, though there were no ground floor rooms available. The room was clean and comfortable. We were so focused on getting... More

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Vicky M, General Manager at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to write your online response. Your opinion is very important to us. On behalf of the staff and myself we thank you for choosing our hotel, and look forward to your next visit. Thank You, Vicky Mckerrow More

Chicago Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Checked into this hotel on Aug 6th, 2014. We were placed in room 135. The room itself was very dated, and the shower floor was disgusting with dirt and mold (have a pix to post if I have the option to post after this review). About 12:30 am, a group of young thugs arrived in an extremely loud car, with... More

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Vicky M, General Manager at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to place response. I am happy we were able to take care of this issue, as guest causing trouble were made to leave, and compensation was given to you for your trouble.I am just sorry that your stay was interrupted and we were not able to give you a great expierience.i hope... More

Ligonier
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First room was pretty hot, but they moved us with no problem. Rooms were spacious and clean. Internet was not very good at all. Got an "alright" connection in the first room (close to office), NO connection in the next room, but was able to get a great connection from the Motel next door.

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Vicky M, General Manager at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking time to fill out the online review. Your opinion is very important to us. On behalf of myself and my staff, i apologize for the problems you had during your stay with us. We will use your comments to make improvements and i hope you will give us another chance to give you an... More

Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

So we made this stop on our trip across country. We called ahead and got a slightly discounted price for doing a reservation. The guy that worked the office was extremely nice and helpful. I wasn't expecting much from this place, but it was better than expected. Our room was very clean, with very clean floors. I see some bad... More

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Vicky M, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to fill out the online review. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we will use your comments to be able to make your stay as exceptional as we can. We appriciate your staying with us and look forward to your next visit. Thank You, Vicky Mckerrow More

Ingersoll, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I hadn't even checked in yet when the problems started. The young man at reception wouldn't honor the online advertised price for a single, non smoking room even when I showed him a printout of the ad. However, being tired from a long day on the road I told the man I would take the room in spite of the... More

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We stopped just for the night. Easy access from the freeway. Pet friendly and I love being able to park outside my room door. Beds were okay. Microwave and refrig in rooms. Some minor issues that were irritating - low shower head, loud vent in bathroom, TV channels were not as listed on the card in the room, TV remote... More

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Vicky M, Manager at Econo Lodge Effingham, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay with us. Let me first apologize to you for any inconvenience we may have caused you during your stay with us. We are working hard to correct any and all issues here at our hotel. We are under new management and working with our owner to fix... More

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Address: 1412 W Fayette Rd, Effingham, IL 62401 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
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Location: United States > Illinois > Effingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Effingham 2*
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Also Known As:
Effingham Rodeway Inn

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